This is an excerpt from a sermon on climate change that Janeen Bertsche Johnson preached at Eighth Street Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind. The earlier part…Read more
A sermon by Janeen Bertsche Johnson
Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions
Doctrine of Discovery Study Guide
Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery is a movement of Anabaptist people of faith working for justice for Indigenous people—especially in relationship to land issues.
The five modules and Bible Reflections in the study guide are assembled by Katerina Friesen are available free online. Each module contains a case study about acts of contrition and reparative justice. For example, one session includes the story of John Stoesz, whose family decided to sell a farm that was originally Dakota land and give half the profits for Indigenous land justice.
A reflection by Zen Hess
“Whatever happens in baptism, it is no less a miracle than a fragile sprout emerging from the earth. We Christians are plants nurtured by the…Read more
For in [Christ] all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, by making peace through the blood of his cross.Colossians 1:19 - 20